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Latest publication: Enterprise openings and closures 2019, 1st quarter

Appendix table 1. Enterprise openings and closures by industry

Industry Openings Q1/2016 Share of stock of enterprises, % Closures Q4/2015 Share of stock of enterprises, %
Total 8 545 2.3 9 019 2.4
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 1 430 2.7 1 409 2.6
G Wholesale and retail trade 1 312 2.2 1 617 2.7
F Construction 1 064 2.1 1 246 2.4
S Other service activities 624 2.7 755 3.2
L Real estate activities 511 1.6 374 1.2
N Administrative and support service activities 475 2.5 537 2.8
J Information and communication 462 2.9 449 2.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 438 3.2 414 3.0
C Manufacturing 436 1.6 532 2.0
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 430 4.3 272 2.7
Q Human health and social work activities 385 3.5 303 2.7
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 331 1.7 329 1.7
H Transportation and storage 238 1.0 410 1.8
P Education 228 3.8 176 3.0
K Financial and insurance activities 125 2.6 124 2.6
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 18 1.7 19 1.8
B Mining and quarrying 12 1.1 16 1.4
E Water supply 9 0.5 16 0.9
Other industries (O, T, U, X, Z) 17 2.5 21 3.1

Source: Business Register: Enterprise openings and closures. Enterprise openings, 2016, 1st quarter; enterprise closures, 2015 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.7.2016

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